The course Grammar is a part of Practical Course of the First Foreign language, and a compulsory part of the professional education for future interpreters. The course continues to study grammar structures and forms of the modern English language with a special attention given to areas of particular difficulty. Differences between conversational usage and strict grammatical forms are shown but the emphasis is on conversational forms. We shall focus on clear visual presentation of grammar, concise grammar explanations, controlled and communicative practice in all four skills. Since the course is intended for future translators, some translation and interpreting techniques and activities are used during the lessons. Phrasal verbs and idioms, and their translation into Russian, are also studied in the course.
The part is the concluding stage of the Grammar course, and is closely connected with such subjects as Reading,Writing, Speaking.
- Teacher: Yulia Seredina